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LIVING WITH DYING: A Retreat for Clinician Resilience, Compassion and Mindful Self-Care

Friday, September 22, 2017 - Sunday, September 24, 2017

This retreat will provide professionals and volunteers who work with seriously ill and dying people a restorative weekend of mindful self-care practices in the beautiful mountains of New Hampshire to foster resilience in end-of-life caregiving. Emphasis will be given to developing tools for self-care through compassion and training in contemplative approaches to address burnout, compassion fatigue, empathic distress and other work-related stressors. Goals of this weekend will be to reconnect with the core of one’s caring and to build community and networks for continued support.

CME and CEU credits provided by Northeastern Vermont AHEC at an additional cost.*

Presenter(s):  Cheryl Giles, Psy.D., Jonna Goulding, MD, Barbara Waldorf, BSN, MPH, Chris Berlin, M.Div., and Rev. Jean Ashland

Wonderwell Mountain Refuge
Springfield, NH

Target Audience:
Palliative and end-of-life care professionals (RN, SW, MD, chaplains, volunteers).

Additional Information:
*Total cost for the weekend includes accommodation preference ($196-$460, room and board) plus $200 tuition and optional $50 CME/CEU credits, if applicable.

Event Website:   http://www.wonderwellrefuge.org/schedule/?EventID=Contemplative-Care-5-2017
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St. Johnsbury, VT 05819
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